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GOES-West Mesoscale view - Fire Temperature at 55°N - 149°W - North Pacific Ocean

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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0727 UTC
Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0727 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0729 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0731 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0733 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0735 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0737 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0739 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0741 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0743 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0745 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0747 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0809 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0811 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0813 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0815 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0817 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0819 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0821 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0823 UTC
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Fire Temperature - RGB used to highlight fires - 14 Aug 2020 - 0825 UTC
 

About Fire Temperature

Fire Temperature RGB allows the user to identify where the most intense fires are occurring and differentiate these from "cooler" fires. The RGB takes advantage of the fact that from 3.9µm to shorter wavelengths, background solar radiation and surface reflectance increases. This means that fires need to be more intense in order to be detected by the 2.2 and 1.6µm bands, as more intense fires emit more radiation at these wavelengths. Therefore, small/"cool" fires will only show up at 3.9µm and appear red while increases in fire intensity cause greater contributions of the other channels resulting in white very intense fires.

• For more details, see the Fire Temperature RGB Quick Guide, (PDF, 1.2 MB)

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